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Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

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China shares closed higher Thursday, with healthcare shares leading the gainers as the country ramped up vaccination efforts amid the emergence of a new cluster of infections.

At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.08% at 3,482.55. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.17%.

Japanese stocks fell Thursday, weighed by concerns over a spike in domestic coronavirus infections and the potential return of restrictions on economic activity.

The Nikkei 225 Index ended down 0.07% to 29,708.98, while the broader TOPIX fell 0.79% to 1,951.86.

Australian shares extend their rally to a 5th day running Thursday, with robust iron ore prices further boosting heavyweight mining stocks.

The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 0.4% at 6,953.2 in early trade. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.43% at 12,540.6.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 8 April 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index3:37am EDT170.90-1.27-0.74%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index4:57am EDT351.40+1.59+0.45%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index4:57am EDT1,772.61+15.40+0.88%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT29,708.98-21.81-0.07%
.HSIHang Seng Index4:08am EDT29,008.07+333.27+1.16%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index2:43am EDT7,250.30+72.90+1.02%
.KS11KOSPI Index5:01am EDT3,143.26+5.85+0.19%
.SETISET Composite Index5:13am EDT1,559.36+2.80+0.18%
.JKSEJakarta Composite4:14am EDT6,071.72+35.11+0.58%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,545.17-106.54-1.60%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:59am EDT3,482.55+2.93+0.08%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex5:13am EDT49,793.08+131.32+0.26%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI4:59am EDT1,602.40+1.81+0.11%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index6 Apr 2021444.53+0.73+0.16%

Have a healthy day, Keep the Faith!

Paul Ebeling
Paul A. Ebeling, a polymath, excels, in diverse fields of knowledge Including Pattern Recognition Analysis in Equities, Commodities and Foreign Exchange, and he is the author of "The Red Roadmaster's Technical Report on the US Major Market Indices, a highly regarded, weekly financial market commentary. He is a philosopher, issuing insights on a wide range of subjects to over a million cohorts. An international audience of opinion makers, business leaders, and global organizations recognize Ebeling as an expert.   

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